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Re: delete-file to trash

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: delete-file to trash
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 23:12:30 +0200

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 10:15 PM, Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Friday 21 May 2010 21:48:43 Leo wrote:
>> I still maintain a more suitable approach is to have delete-file not
>> move to trash bin unless explicitly called for. For example, it can be
>> implemented similarly to handle-shift-selection.
> Yes, the current approach is not really perfect when you enable
> `delete-by-moving-to-trash' globally, but when enabling it only for
> example for eshell or dired mode, I think it's quite good.
> --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
> (defun th-dired-mode-init ()
>  (set (make-local-variable 'delete-by-moving-to-trash) t))
> (add-hook 'dired-mode-hook 'th-dired-mode-init t)
> --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Wouldn't it be strange if Emacs as the only application had moving to
trunk disabled by default?

I suggest a better approach would be to identify those cases where it
should not be on and send bug reports/patches for them as soon as

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